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Cacidi LiveMerge Light

Cacidi LiveMerge Light, is Drag 'n Drop, design to the page with full connection to data, and full merging!

Cacidi LiveMerge Light, is Drag 'n Drop, design to the page with full connection to data, and full merging!


Cacidi LiveMerge Light, the perfect Adobe InDesign plug-in for graphic design workgroups to efficiently layout any kind of product data based Adobe InDesign document. The live connected drag'n drop functionality makes data driven layout fun and easy.

Work as you would normally do in manual fashion with InDesign, in fact even easier, because Cacidi LiveMerge Light allow you to create and re-use design group objects – and totally innovating– receive a live feed of text and images from your product database or a simple textfile. The benefit: Focus on design and layout and let Cacidi LiveMerge at all times control the state of content in your document. No need for checking if your document content is correctly up to date, Cacidi LiveMerge Light handles that part for you! In design driven variable data publishing, this is nothing less than a revolution!

Ease of use
For the graphic designer, working with Cacidi LiveMerge Light is as simple as:
1. Select or search the content/product you need
2. Drag and drop the design from the design library palette onto the page layout
Even creating new designs happen faster than you will believe. Any tekst you like to dynamically feed and update from the data source, you just place brackets [ ] around. Dynamic image links just as easy.

Live objects
Click a button once, and your content is immediately updated to current state, should a colleague of yours, or even an automated process, parallel to your work have changed content in the data source.

Direct file based connection
Cacidi LiveMerge Light allows you to connect directly to a flat file like a tab-, comma or semocolon separated file, for a live feed of data. With no stops in between, you draw data directly from the file during your catalogue production. Optionally you are able to query directly from Cacidi LiveMerge Light regular text search directly within your data file.
Each separate project created with Cacidi LiveMerge Light is allowed its own settings and definitions for files and querying.

Difference between the Cacidi LiveMerge Light and the full version
The data source that are available in the full version covers MySQL, ODBC, WebService (rest api) in addition to the files supported in the Light version - tab, comma/semicolon separated, xml and Microsoft Excel.



The Cacidi LiveMerge Light can be found in the Window menu

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